Exhibitions & Events

2014 Around Oregon Annual

Getting Caught is a series of photographs by Lauren Odell Usher Sharpton about that moment a street photographer gets caught in the act of clicking the shutter

I’m excited to be one of the selected artists for this year’s Around Oregon Annual at The Art Center in Corvallis. One of the photographs from my series, Getting Caught, was juried into the exhibition by Martha Lee of Laura Russo Gallery in Portland, Oregon. I’m excited to attend the reception and meet some...

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I’m liberating my art.

Postcard reproductions of my latest art project

This year I was happy to discover and join Liberate Your Art. It combines two of my favorite things: mail and art! I also agree that we need more art in the world and I can’t wait to see what other folks around the globe have been up to in their art studios. I’m...

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Oregon Artist Showcase 2014

logo for chehalem artist showcase

I am happy to be an artist for this year’s Oregon Artist Showcase exhibition for the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon. Exhibition dates:  JANUARY 10–FEBRUARY 15, 2014 Join me at the Artwalk Reception on Friday, February 7th from 5pm to 8pm. by

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3rd times a charm

a collage of images of people making art

Last Friday, I hosted the third annual Art Break Day in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza. This year I had the pleasure of working with one of my best friends, Amelia Strader of GoGo Craft. It was a perfect day. Two words that jump out for me are “community” and “connection.” This year, Art...

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Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco.

I am so in love with the Museum of Craft and Folk Art. I randomly sent an email to them in December and asked if they needed any volunteers. To my luck, they did! So, today was my first day volunteering. I met some of the staff members, got trained of the logistics and...

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